Authorities


The Academy is administered according to its Founding Charter (Law 4398/1929, GG 308 vol. I, 1929) as the latter was modified by successive legislative amendments. The Presiding Board of the Academy consists of the President, the Vice-President, the Secretary General, the Secretary for Proceedings and the Secretary for Publications. The Vice-President of the preceding year becomes ex officio the next President of the Academy. The Vice-President is elected by the Ordinary Members of the Academy during the first plenary session in the December of each year, by secret ballot. The Secretary General and the two Secretaries are elected by the Ordinary Members every five years, in the last month before the expiration of their term of office.
The President's tenure of office is annual, while that of the Secretary General and of the other two Secretaries is quennial. The President, the Vice-President, the Secretary General, the other two Secretaries and the Presidents of the three Sections, constitute the Senate, which has jurisdiction over all administrative and financial issues of the Academy. The meetings of the Senate are presided over by the President of the Academy and are closed.

PRESIDING BOARD OF THE ACADEMY OF ATHENS

PRESIDENT
LUCAS PAPADEMOS

VICE-PRESIDENT
ANTHONY KOUNADIS

SECRETARY GENERAL
VASSILIOS CH. PETRAKOS

SECRETARY FOR PROCEEDINGS
CONSTANTINOS KRIMBAS

SECRETARY FOR PUBLICATIONS 
PANAYOTIS L. VOCOTOPOULOS

PRESIDING BOARDS OF THE SECTIONS

1. Section of Sciences
PRESIDENT
LOUCAS G. CHRISTOPHOROU
VICE-PRESIDENT
COSTAS E. SYNOLAKIS
SECRETARY FOR PROCEEDINGS
CHRISTOS S. ZEREFOS

2. Section of Letters and Fine Arts
PRESIDENT
THEODOROS PAPANGHELIS
VICE-PRESIDENT
AGGELOS DELIVORRIAS
SECRETARY FOR PROCEEDINGS
ANTONIOS RENGAKOS

3. Section of Ethical and Political Sciences
PRESIDENT
EMMANUEL ROUCOUNAS
VICE-PRESIDENT
VASILIS RAPANOS
SECRETARY FOR PROCEEDINGS
ANNA BENAKI-PSAROUDA

SENATE OF THE ACADEMY OF ATHENS
The Senate of the Academy of Athens consists of the Presiding Board of the Academy, the President of the previous year and the Presidents of the Sections.

  • President: Lucas Papademos
  • Vice-President: Anthony Kounadis
  • Secretary General: Vassilios Ch. Petrakos
  • Secretary for Proceedings: Constantinos Krimpas
  • Secretary for Publications: Panayotis L. Vocotopoulos
  • President for the previous year (2016): Thanasis Valtinos
  • President of the First Section:Loucas Christophorou
  • President of the Second Section: Theodoros Papanghelis
  • President of the Third Section: Emmanuel Roukounas